CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
Take a jaw-dropping journey
The Circle Island Tour lets you explore the historical, scenic, and cultural highlights of Oahu—the comfortable, convenient way. The tour includes Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, the Pali Lookout, Dole Plantation, famous North Shore beaches, the Hawai'i Temple and more.
10+ Tour Stops (10-15 minutes per stop)
Arrive at Polynesian Cultural Center
6:30pm or 9:30pm
Return to Waikiki from PCC
DIAMOND HEAD CRATER
This broad, saucer-shaped crater was formed about 300,000 years ago during a single, explosive eruption. It is known for its historic hiking trail, stunning coastal views, and military history.
HANAUMA BAY LOOKOUT
Once a recreational area of Hawaiian nobility, Hanuma Bay offers breathtaking views of its 2000 foot white sand beach and a strikingly blue sheltered cove popular amongst snorkelers.
Discover how 22 year old James Dole took a small fruit stand in the 1950s and turned it into a pineapple empire. Don't miss the train tour, garden maze and the world-famous DoleWhip®.
MAKAPU'U LOOKOUT & LIGHTHOUSE
Built in 1909, the Makapu'u Lighthouse offers stunning views of Makapuu Beach, Koko head, the windward coast and the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai.
Pali lookout is the the site of the Battle of Nuuanu. Here in 1975, King Kamehamha united Oahu under his rule. Perched over 1000 feet above Oahu, it offers amazing views atop sheer cliffs.
NORTH SHORE BEACHES
Stretching for more than 7 miles, the winter waves of the north shore provide the perfect conditions for the world's most prestigious surf competitions.
“This tour is amazing. What a wonderful way to see Ohahu! A perfect prelude to experiencing the magic of the PCC.”
~ Matthew Jones, Phoenix, AZ
“We did the Circle Island Prime Rib Dinner package. When you see what you get it is a great value for your money. On the circle island tour our driver “Henry” was very knowledgeable and extremely funny, We loved it.”
~ POM1272, Melbourne, AU
“The Ambassador Circle is the way to go. The canoe pageant, and most of the villages are very educational and enjoyable. The move is beautiful. The dinner food and show is also very good. However the evening show was spectacular—worth the entire price.”
~ Smith8646, Montgomery, Alabama
“This was a superb artful and educational way to learn about the Polynesian culture. Would recommend the Circle Island tour option for tickets. Nothing but praises all around.”
~ Debra H.